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Old 03-03-2012, 07:21 PM   #11
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You are going to need 3 of these to light a 6' tank. you would also need 3 x 400 watt mh, not 2, because the spread on a halide is roughly 2', unless you put them up really high over the tank, which will be blinding.
These are fine for a tank of your depth. You'll be able to grow whatever you want.
Thanks for the reply Doug, but Im alittle confused.... are you saying I would need 3 LED's AND 3 400watt m/h??
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I'm saying you'll need 3 of either to evenly light your tank. If you use two 400 watt halides you'll have to raise them so high to not get any dark corners that it will look silly IMO.
I would much rather have 3 of these units than 3 x 400 watt halides, or even 2 x 400.
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I'm saying you'll need 3 of either to evenly light your tank. If you use two 400 watt halides you'll have to raise them so high to not get any dark corners that it will look silly IMO.
I would much rather have 3 of these units than 3 x 400 watt halides, or even 2 x 400.
Oh !!! I thought you were saying I would need 6 lights!!....Well then theres 3 on order!! Thanks alot Doug!
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Awesome! That guy should start sending me commission! Seriously, I think you'll be quite pleased for the money.
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